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FormsAuthentication::Encrypt Method

Creates a string containing an encrypted forms-authentication ticket suitable for use in an HTTP cookie.

Namespace:  System.Web.Security
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public:
static String^ Encrypt(
	FormsAuthenticationTicket^ ticket
)

Parameters

ticket
Type: System.Web.Security::FormsAuthenticationTicket

The FormsAuthenticationTicket object with which to create the encrypted forms-authentication ticket.

Return Value

Type: System::String
A string containing an encrypted forms-authentication ticket.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

ticket is nullptr.

The following code example stores the result of the Encrypt method in a cookie by using the FormsCookieName property and redirects the user to the URL returned from the GetRedirectUrl method.

Security noteSecurity Note

This example contains a text box that accepts user input, which is a potential security threat. By default, ASP.NET Web pages validate that user input does not include script or HTML elements. For more information, see Script Exploits Overview.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
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